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Removing the drone cover is the only way to access many of the inner components of the U818A.

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  1. UDI U818A Drone Cover Replacement, Propellers: step 1, image 1 of 2 UDI U818A Drone Cover Replacement, Propellers: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the 5 mm screws connecting each propeller to the rotating post using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

    • As each screw is removed, safely pull the respective propeller from its apparatus.

  2. UDI U818A Drone Cover Replacement, Drone Cover: step 2, image 1 of 2 UDI U818A Drone Cover Replacement, Drone Cover: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove four 3 mm screws connecting the electronics to the frame using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

    • Pull the two LED bars through the dust cover and remove the thin plastic dust cover from the drone.

    • As the piece connecting the electronics to the drone cover are accessible, keep note to not remove electronics until after disconnecting the drone head lamp first.

  3. UDI U818A Drone Cover Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 UDI U818A Drone Cover Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the single 5 mm screw from the head lamp using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

    • Remove the head lamp from the rest of the drone.

    • Disconnect the electronics from the frame of the drone by pulling each arm out of the hole in the frame holding it in place.

    • Do not try to separate the frame from the electronics yet! Check to see if there is tape holding the head lamp wires in place underneath the electronics.

  4. UDI U818A Drone Cover Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 3 UDI U818A Drone Cover Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 3 UDI U818A Drone Cover Replacement: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • If present, remove the white tape over the black and red wires on the head lamp with a spudger.

    • Keep the tape in reusable condition to re-secure the headlight later so there are no loose wires.

    • Separate the plastic tabs securing the motor arms to the drone cover and delicately pull out the arm. Do this for all four arms to remove the frame from the cover.

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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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